· June, 2009

Stories about Sri Lanka from June, 2009

Sri Lanka: No To Beef

  30 June 2009

Sri Lankan blog Scourge comments on a poster that advocates how cruel it is to slaughter a cow and for that we should refrain from eating beef: “how you can be so concerned about cows and not at all concerned about a human life!”

Sri Lanka: Words & Images From IDP Camps

  12 June 2009

The Humanitarian Chronicle publishes a report from an anonymous writer who visited some camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in northern Sri Lanka. Accompanying with these pictures the author portrays the grief and lack of hope of the IDPs.

Sri Lanka: A Suppressed Nation

  4 June 2009

Access to many Sri Lankan IDP camps are still limited to the international journalists and aid workers and the information are suppressed. So it is hard to hear the voices from these IDP camps. Regini David, a human rights, women and workers' rights activist, has been working with vulnerable people for the past 23 years. In her blog, ‘Unheard Voices‘, she has started writing about the very unheard voices from Sri Lanka, voices of the people she worked with.

Sri Lanka: Report From The IDP Camps

  2 June 2009

Indi.ca recently returned from Vavuniya, the biggest town in the Wanni district of Sri Lanka and temporary refuge to approximately 300,000 IDPs. The blogger reports: “My overall impression after talking to people there is that the humanitarian needs are being addressed, but the human ones are not. Specifically, families are...

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